BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Lincoln College
pounded out 14 hits, but it wasn't enough as Jefferson Davis
outlasted the Lynx 13-11 in baseball action here Sunday afternoon.
Jefferson Davis is now 19-4 while the Lynx fall to 1-4.
"Our kids battled all day, but we
just didn't get the pitching today," said Lincoln coach Tony Thomas.
"We had our chances in the late innings but couldn't come up with
the key hit."
Adam York led the Lincoln College
attack with three hits in four trips, including a double, two runs
scored and two RBIs. Andy Bakhaus had four hits in six trips with a
pair of RBIs and two runs scored, while Brad Hall and Nick Meredeth
each had two hits. Jake Jones and Bryant Wright each had one hit for
Scott Aeschelman pitched the first
four innings, giving up eight hits and five earned runs while
walking one and striking out six. Kyle Bruce pitched two-thirds of
an inning, and Colton McClellan pitched the final 3 1/3 innings,
giving up six hits, four earned runs with one strikeout and two
Jefferson Davis 110 150 140 - 13
- 17 - 1
Lincoln College 311 210 120 - 11 - 14 - 1
Porter, White (5) and Leopard;
Aeschelman, Bruce (5), McClellan (5) and Brown.
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On its Florida trip, the Lincoln
College softball team lost a pair of games Sunday afternoon to John
Wood. The Lynx were beaten 11-0 in the first game and 8-0 in the
great for the first few innings but couldn't stop them in the late
innings," said Lincoln coach John Andrews. "We made a few mistakes,
which is typical in the early season."
Lincoln College had just two hits in
the game, both off the bat of Chonita Ziegler. In the second game
the Lynx had two more hits, one each by Maleaha Hayward and Beth
Krystina Gomez took the loss in the
first game, and Kelly Nader was the losing pitcher in the second
John Wood is 7-5 for the season
while the Lynx drop to 0-3.
Lincoln College is slated to play
against Lake Michigan at 10 a.m. and noon Monday.
John A. Wood 010 032 5 -
11 - 8 - 0
Lincoln College 000 000 0 - 0 - 2 - 4
Winner: Ashley Kellums. Loser:
Lincoln College 000 00 - 0 - 2
John A. Wood 205 1x - 8 - 7 - 0
Winner: Sloawe Hartlein. Loser: